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Penn Park

Location: 31st Street, between Walnut and South Streets

Phase: Completed

Planning Strategy:
Penn Park, a new urban park east of the Highline and stretching from Walnut Street to South Street features a fabric of tightly interwoven recreation and athletic components. Formal and informal play fields are framed and subdivided by patches of canopy trees extending the familiar landscape of the campus.

Program:
Penn Park combines elements of sports activity with the opportunity for relaxation and informal play. Athletic venues will include sprint turf fields, a softball stadium, tennis center, and enclosed season air structure.

Total Project Cost:
$46,500,000

Area:
24 acres

Completion:
September 2011

Architect(s):
Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates

Project Manager(s):
Mark Cooper
Mark Breitenbach

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